Ibn Taymiyyah wrote in his letter to the King of Cyprus, “It has reached me of the Cypriot King’s devoutness, his grace, his love of knowledge,…View More Ibn Taymiyyah’s gracious and respectful letter to the King of Cyprus
Ibn Al-Qayyim reported: Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Stones are about the rain down upon you from the heavens! I say…View More Ibn Abbas on Sunnah: I tell you what the Messenger of Allah said, but you say Abu Bakr and Umar said?
Abu Wahb reported: Abdullah ibn Mubarak described good character, saying, “It is a smiling face, doing your best in what is good, and refraining from…View More Ibn Mubarak on Character: Good manners is to have a smiling face, to enjoin good, and to refrain from harm
Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever supports his people in oppression is like a dead camel that…View More Hadith on Tribalism: Whoever supports injustice is like a rotting dead camel
Hammam reported: Hudhaifa, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “O townspeople, remain straight upon the path and you will have taken a great lead, but…View More Hudhaifa on Moderation: The straight path does not swerve right or left
Qabisa ibn Jabir reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Whoever does not show mercy will not receive mercy. Whoever does…View More Umar on Forgiveness: No mercy for the unmerciful and the unforgiving
Ibn Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, among the most troublesome matters from which there is no escape for the one involved…View More Ibn Umar on Bloodshed: The one who sheds sacred blood cannot escape from his crime